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Spectral, thermal and electrical properties of poly(o- and m-toluidine) PVC blends prepared by solution blending

Anand, Jayashree and Palaniappan, S and Siddaramaiah, * and Srinivasan, Prathima and Sathyanarayana, DN (1999) Spectral, thermal and electrical properties of poly(o- and m-toluidine) PVC blends prepared by solution blending. In: European Polymer Journal, 35 (3). pp. 499-507.

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0014-3057(98)00138-4

Abstract

Poly(o-toluidine) (POT) and poly(m-toluidine) (PMT) blends with polyvinylchloride (PVC) of five different compositions have been prepared by solution blending. The POT-PVC and PMT-PVC blends were prepared using THF as a solvent in which POT-HNO3, PMT-HNO3 bases and PVC are soluble. The blends have been characterized by spectral, thermal and electrical measurements. The results indicate the formation of blends at all the compositions presently studied. The thermal stability of the POT-PVC and PMT-PVC blends is higher than that of POT-HNO3 and PMT-HNO3 salts, respectively. Using the present method, POT/PMT can conveniently be blended with 30% wt/wt of PVC without significant loss in its conductivity. (C) 1998 Elsevier Science Ltd. All rights reserved.

Item Type: Journal Article
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Department/Centre: Division of Chemical Sciences > Materials Research Centre
Date Deposited: 29 Jun 2011 08:50
Last Modified: 29 Jun 2011 08:50
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/38777

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